What are views that should be included in the radiographic studies of ankle sprains?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Craig C Young, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Radiographic studies of the ankle should include the following views:

  • An anteroposterior (AP) film with the ankle in 5-15° of adduction

  • A true lateral film

  • A 45° oblique film with the ankle in dorsiflexion (ie, Mortise view)


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